Perry to don Mercury look for charity

London: Singer Katy Perry will reportedly dress up like her idol Freddie Mercury to raise money for the late star`s charity.

A website reports that the fans of Mercury are expected to don replicas of the Queen star`s flamboyant stage outfits at a hotel here, Monday to mark his 65th birthday.

While, Perry who has long cited the rocker as the biggest influence on her musical career will be seen wearing a moustache, cropped wig and bright yellow jacket to promote the Freddie For A Day campaign, which is raising money for the AIDS charity the Mercury Phoenix Trust.

Mercury, died at the age of 45, in 1991 due to bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS.